Why do you think such a change came over Ántonia?
Some students may believe that dancing, and being part of a social circle, became a way that Tony has started to feel genuinely at home in the United States. Some may note that she's always been somewhat rebellious, as in her assertion in Book I that "I like to be like a man." Some may believe that she wants more freedom than a life of pressure and responsibilities had been able to provide her; others may feel that she's simply going through adolescence.
Jimmy speaks explicitly of the change in Ántonia, but is less explicit about his own tendencies to rebellion. What do you think has inspired these?
Some may feel...
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